George C. Butte

George Charles Butte was an American attorney (1877-1940), U.S. Army officer, educator, jurist, and Republican politician best known as a candidate for the Texas Gubernatorial election against Ma Ferguson.[1] He also served on the Philippine supreme court (1932-) and was Puerto Rico's attorney general (1925-1928).[2] He was an alumni of Austin College, and studied at the University of Texas, the University of Berlin, Heidelberg University and the Ecole de droit[3]

George C. Butte
Born(1877-05-09)May 9, 1877
San Francisco, California
DiedJanuary 18, 1940(1940-01-18) (aged 62)
Mexico City, Mexico
EducationAustin College, University of Texas, Heidelberg University, University of Berlin


  1. ^ May, Ernest. "Butte, George Charles (1877–1940)". Handbook of Texas. Texas State Historical Association. Retrieved 19 February 2021.
  2. ^ "Butte, George C." Our Campaigns. Retrieved 19 February 2021.
  3. ^ "George C. Butte". UT School of Law Early Deans. Tarlton Law Library. Retrieved 19 February 2021.